Already a complex vintage for Burgundy’s producers, the 2016 wines themselves will require some careful selection and patience if buyers want to get hold of the highlights.
Retailers in the UK are being warned to take care when it comes to securing supply of Australian wine as increased competition from China and the US places pressure on exports.
Every wine producer knows they should listen to their customer. It’s a no-brainer. Yet there continues to be a gap between the intention of listening to consumers, and the actual execution of it. Cathy Huyghe, chief executive of Enolytics, explains why it doesn’t have to be that way, with the help of consumer-centric Big Data.
After two weeks of falling value and volumes, Bordeaux bounced back to normal levels, reaching 67.3% market share. Trade was led by the First Growths and in particular Haut Brion, which was the most active brand.
Earlier this year, the 16 member Wine Consortium of Abruzzo in Italy realized that a hindrance to local wine tourism came from winemakers themselves. Many were so focused on viticulture and fermentation that they ignored promoting their own regional mountain and coastal landscape as a destination for visitors.